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DataSift Raises $7.2 Million in Venture Funding

Social analytics company DataSift announced another round of venture capital funding Wednesday, adding $7.2 million in a follow-on Series A round. The company — which aggregates data from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to package and sell to corporate customers — raised $6 million from IA Ventures and GRP Partners last year; the additional funds came from the same firms.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work